Cast


Jimmy Hager as BenJimmy Hager as “Ben”
Jimmy has appeared in scores of stage, TV and movie projects. Along with his acting prowess, Jimmy boasts the following traits: Dog Whisperer, Professional Grandfather, Classical and Jazz Flute, Retired Blues Rock Sax and Harp Player.  He brings his wealth of experience to the set of In Search of Liberty.

Bobby Deen as David Ellis, Photographer
Bobby and his older brother, Jamie, operate their mother, Paula Deen’s, restaurant, The Lady & Sons, in Savannah, Georgia. Bobby has appeared on numerous cooking shows, including Paulas, as well as starring in his and Jamie’s, Road Tasted, and Junk Food Flip, with Nikki Dinki.  This is Bobby’s first role in a movie.

In Search of Liberty castKaren Boles as Lori Ellis, Publisher of The Foothill Ledger
Karen is no stranger to movies and television, with dozens of appearances to her credit, in lead, principal and supporting roles.  She has also done voiceover work and commercials and enjoys equestrian events.

Kayla Huth as Jennifer Ellis, 15-year old daughter
Kayla is known by many as the Co-Host for the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball team, “Rays Rookies”.  Aside from her work in both the small and large screen, she is quite comfortable singing, playing guitar or competing in sports.

Tyler Huth as Ryan Ellis, 12-year old son
Tyler began in commercials, landing his first with Disney.  He has also modeled, appeared in a couple of television shows and been a principal in four movies.  He can sport a Southern or British accent as well as do improv.

Stella Rylee as Lucy Ellis, 3-year old daughter
Stella, the youngest member of the cast, will be able to boast that her first movie was about the US Constitution.  The adorable youngster added life to many of the scenes, as you will see when you watch In Search of Liberty.

Simone Griffeth as Charlene Murray, Lori’s mother, owner of Charlene’s Book Nook
Simone has enjoyed a career in both television and on the big screen, having appeared in numerous popular shows, such as Dukes of Hazard, Hart to Hart, Hawaii Five-0, Magnum PI, Six Million Dollar Man, Starsky & Hutch, and more.  She was originally billed above Sylvester Stallone in Death Race 2000.

Claudia Deen as Amanda, Assistant Editor of The Foothill Ledger, from South America
Claudia is a Certified Health Coach, holds a brown belt in karate, finished seven marathons and 13 half-marathons and is a two-time 70.3 Ironman finisher.  This is Claudia’s first role in a movie.

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“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.”
– Patrick Henry


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